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Dow 30 Earnings: JPMorgan Chase Second Quarter 2019

7/16/2019 11:39:52 AM JPMorgan Chase reported better-than-expected June-period results, mainly powered by a strong performance by its Consumer and Community Banking business. Investorsbid the stock up modestly in response.
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Stock Market Today: July 15, 2019

7/15/2019 8:58:50 AM The stockmarket started a new week on Wall Street with a somewhat muted performance. Today, investors seemed a bit moreconcerned about the corporate profit outlook, now that the second-quarter earnings season has begun. Further, these worries seemed to offset some of the optimism about a more dovish Federal Reserve. At the close of trading today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 27 points; the S&P 500 Index was up nominally; and the NASDAQ was higher by 14 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 8, 2019

7/8/2019 8:47:13 AM Equities opened lower this morning, and remained under pressure for most of the session. The weakness today likely reflected investor concerns surrounding interest rates. Some believe that the Federal Reserve may not opt to lower rates as fast as some had hoped. By the end of trading today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 116 points; the S&P 500 Index was off 14 points; and the NASDAQ was lower by 63 points.
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Stock Market Today: July 1, 2019

7/1/2019 8:49:43 AM Equities opened dramatically higher this morning, pulled back considerably as the session progressed, but managed to firm up in the final hour of trading. Initially, investors seemed pleased with the news that the United States will refrain from placing additional tariffs on goods from China. Of note, the G20 summit took place over the weekend, and while a concrete deal was not finalized, negotiations are getting back on track.
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Stock Market Today: May 16, 2019

5/16/2019 9:02:54 AM The market started trading higher today, as solid earnings reports out of Dow components Cisco Systems and Walmart helped improvemarket sentiment. At the open, the composites started to rise considerably, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained as many as 230 points in the early portion of the session. Meantime, the S&P 500 was up by 40 points at its apex. However, the major market averages gave back a notable portion of the day’s gains during the afternoon. All told, the Dow closed the day up 215 points, the S&P 500 finished higher by 25 points, and the NASDAQ gained 76 points.
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Stock Market Today: April 22, 2019

4/22/2019 8:53:49 AM Stocks opened the week in unexciting fashion following the long holiday weekend. With earnings season set to move into high gear, investors are likely waiting to see what bellwether corporations have to say about their performance and prospects in the coming days. At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 48 points; but the NASDAQ gained 17 points and the S&P 500 inched ahead three points. Market breadth was tilted to the downside, though. The number of declining issues outpaced gainers by a three to two margin on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Stock Market Today: April 17, 2019

4/17/2019 9:21:16 AM The major averages opened higher today, but soon turned lower. At the end of the day, the final numbers showedsome weakness. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which had been ahead late in afternoon, slipped into negative territory, closing down three points. In addition, the S&P 500 Index was off about seven points, and the NASDAQ was lower by four points.
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Stock Market Today: April 16, 2019

4/16/2019 8:39:08 AM The marketsstarted out stronglytoday as a few good earnings reports from several key companies improved sentiment. All told, the Dow closed up 68 points, the S&P 500 rose by one point, and the NASDAQ climbed 24 points.  
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Stock Market Today: April 15, 2019

4/15/2019 9:09:45 AM The stock market traded lower this morning, but managed to partially pare its losses in the afternoon. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 28 points; the S&P 500 Index was off almost two points; and the NASDAQ was lower by eight points. Market breadth showed a divided session, with decliners outpacing advancers by a narrow margin on the NYSE.
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